Category: Pronunciación

Cinco sonidos que te harán sonar menos “gringo”

One of the greatest debates amongst linguists is whether a non-native speaker of a language can ever achieve a native-like pronunciation, or whether certain characteristics of one’s first language will always make an impression upon the second. Some argue that, after a certain age, the brain fossilizes in such a way that it does not […]

Three Pronunciation Mistakes You’re Probably Making in Spanish

The gringo accent is a well-known phenomenon in Spanish. Throwing in vowels that don’t exist and bungling the “r” are dead giveaways that one comes from Gringolandia. Yet even those who master the vowel system and the infamous “r” can still wind up sounding quite foreign to a native’s ears. Here are three sounds that […]